2020 End of Year giving
December 31st is your Last chance to make a tax deductible gift for 2020!
The Florida Springs Institute offers multiple membership levels that allow you to provide annual support to a charitable cause that is close to your heart. We offer membership options at four magnitudes! Members get an insider look into programs and events, including discounts on products in the Florida Springs Institute shop and FSI Springs Outings! Memberships start at only $25.00 and includes membership gifts!
Expand your philanthropic impact...
by including the Florida Springs Institute in your charitable gift and estate planning.
The Florida Springs Institute is supported entirely by private donations and grants. Your charitable contribution can make a significant difference towards our efforts to promote springs research and education efforts. We are grateful for your acknowledgment that Florida’s springs are important and irreplaceable ecosystems that desperately need our help. No amount is too small in helping to protect our springs, rivers, and aquifer. Please consider making a contribution in the amount of your choice to help support our efforts to restore Florida’s unique and majestic springs.
Name the Florida Springs Institute as Your Beneficiary. Another way to give back during your lifetime is to designate the Florida Springs Institute as a beneficiary of your retirement plan or insurance policy. You may also benefit from income tax savings. Including the Florida Springs Institute in your living trust not only provides benefits to you during your lifetime, but also allows you to transfer those benefits to a worthy cause when you are no longer living.
Include the Florida Springs Institute in Your Will. Including a bequest in your will to the Florida Springs Institute is one of the most significant ways to create a legacy for springs protection. One of the biggest benefits of a bequest is that you have the option of changing your mind at any time. Charitable bequests may also provide federal estate tax reductions. If you are interested in updating your will or adding a codicil to include the Florida Springs Institute as a beneficiary, please contact a licensed attorney.
The loss of a loved is a very difficult time for family members and friends. Including the Florida Springs Institute as a charitable organization that others can contribute to in lieu of flowers is one way to ensure that your loved one is honored in a way that reflects their passion and love for Florida’s springs.
If you would like to include the Florida Springs Institute in an obituary, please consider the following language: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute, 23695 W US HWY 27, High Springs, FL 32643.
THANK YOU FOR your support!
Ten years of spring science! In May 2020, the Florida Springs Institute celebrated our 10th birthday!
These past ten years would not have be possible without the support of members and donors just like you. We rely on the support of communities and individuals who are moved to act on behalf of the springs. Thank you for all your continued support. Here’s to 10 more!
Thank You for ensuring a future for our springs. No gift is too small. Your investment in the Florida Springs Institute can be designed to fit your financial goals at any age or income level, and will provide you with financial and tax benefits. Most importantly, your donation will ensure that future generations will experience and enjoy the beauty and magic of Florida’s springs like those who have come before them.
Information provided on the Florida Springs Institute’s website is not intended to be tax or legal advice. Please consult a qualified financial advisor and attorney before making a gift.
The Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute is a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization asdescribed in sections
170(b)(1)(A)(vi) and 501(c)(3) of the
Internal Revenue Code.
If you decide to include the Florida Springs Institute in your will or estate plans, please provide your attorney and/or financial advisor with the following information:
Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute, Inc.
23695 US HWY 27, High Springs, FL 32643
Tax ID #46-1663401